Helena Rubinstein

1872 - 1965

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Helena Rubinstein (born Chaja Rubinstein; December 25, 1872 – April 1, 1965) was a Polish-American businesswoman, art collector, and philanthropist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helena Rubinstein has received more than 666,902 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Helena Rubinstein is the 78th most popular businessperson (down from 60th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Poland (down from 128th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Businessperson.

Helena Rubinstein was a Polish-born American businesswoman and philanthropist who became the world's first self-made female millionaire. She is most famous for founding the company Helena Rubinstein Incorporated, which is now owned by Unilever.

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Among businesspeople, Helena Rubinstein ranks 78 out of 604Before her are Kiichiro Toyoda, Brian Epstein, Stanley Ho, Ronald Wayne, Jakob Fugger, and Sung Jae-gi. After her are Jack Ma, Akio Morita, Robert Guérin, Liliane Bettencourt, Lorenzo Sanz, and Christophe Plantin.

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Among people born in 1872, Helena Rubinstein ranks 23Before her are Paul Langevin, Charles Greeley Abbot, Sri Aurobindo, Maurice Gamelin, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, and Jože Plečnik. After her are Gotse Delchev, Aubrey Beardsley, Wilhelm Miklas, Mathilde Kschessinska, Georgy Chicherin, and Henry Tingle Wilde. Among people deceased in 1965, Helena Rubinstein ranks 22Before her are Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Hermann Staudinger, Edward Victor Appleton, Maxime Weygand, Dorothea Lange, and Paul Hermann Müller. After her are Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland, Paul Tillich, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, La Belle Otero, and Joseph Erlanger.

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Among people born in Poland, Helena Rubinstein ranks 142 out of 1,231Before her are Alexander Jagiellon (1461), Mieszko I of Poland (940), Donald Tusk (1957), Samuel Reshevsky (1911), Christa Wolf (1929), and Olga Tokarczuk (1962). After her are Solomon Asch (1907), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Jan Matejko (1838), Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), Adolph Menzel (1815), and Itzhak Stern (1901).


Among businesspeople born in Poland, Helena Rubinstein ranks 1After her are Jack Tramiel (1928).